Xcode block-select-mode does not work with shift+click

Originator:kamil.borzym
Number:rdar://36243939 Date Originated:December 31 2017, 1:25 PM
Status:Open Resolved:
Product:Xcode Product Version:9.2
Classification:Bug Reproducible:Always
 
Summary:
Xcode block-select-mode can be activated using Option key. It used to work when Option+Dragging and Option+Swift+Click, now only Option+Dragging works, Option+Swift+Click results in regular non-block text selection.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open some file in Xcode.
2. Place the cursor in (a,b) (a-th column, b-th row).
3. Press and hold Option+Shift keys.
4. Place the cursor in (c,d) (c-th column, d-th row), where c>a and d>b.

Expected Results:
At 4. Text block should be selected – all characters where both column number is in [a,c] and row number is in [b,d].

Actual Results:
At 4. Continuous text is selected – all characters in row b with column number >=a, all characters in rows between b and d, and all characters in row d up to column c.

Version/Build:
Xcode 9.2, macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 (17C88)

Configuration:
MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015)

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